Thursday, December 29, 2022

ALF Coming to Laff Along with Classic TV Marathons on Saturdays; New Year's Eve 2022 and New Year's Day 2023 TV Marathons

ALF

ALF is coming to Laff starting next week! ALF will air weekdays at 11am & 11:30am with an encore at 2:00am & 2:30am. ALF was last seen on television on MeTV from 2017-2019. The sitcom joins the weekday sitcom line-up that also has How I Met Your Mother, According to Jim, Home Improvement and That '70s Show. Laff has also announced that Saturday mornings will feature classic sitcom marathons, with The Dick Van Dyke Show scheduled for this Saturday (Dec. 31) from 6am-12pm and The Beverly Hillbillies scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 7 from 6am-11am.


New Year's Day Fresh Start Marathon

Welcome to a special New Year's style edition of the News Blog! As we end 2022 and start 2023, today we will give you a marathon recap on TV for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, which is the perfect cure for the tripledemic! Some of the major TV stunts including saying farewell to another year and get ready to ring in the new with Antenna TV and "A Benny Hill Show Marathon," including the one-hour special Benny Hill World Tour on Saturday, December 31 starting at 11pm ET. A new year brings new beginnings, so cheers to yours with Antenna TV and a "Fresh Start." This day-long Sunday, January 1 marathon starting at 5am ET features the first episodes of all of Antenna TV's catalog of shows from The Burns and Allen Show to Family Ties.

Drew Carey's New Year's Eve Party

Sister network Rewind TV is once again doing The Drew Carey Show with the "Straight from Cleveland! Drew Carey's New Year's Eve Party" starting at 8pm on New Year's Eve. Then on New Year's Day, just like Antenna TV, it's the "New Year's Day Fresh Start" marathon starting at 8am with first episodes and other firsts happening which includes everything from Mork & Mindy to Becker! COZI TV welcomes in 2023 with a toast to Columbo as part of their 10th anniversary. Starting at 11 a.m. on New Year's Day tune in to COZI TV as they are offering a special toast to Columbo fans from coast-to-coast this New Year's Day.

Syfy has its 27th annual Twilight Zone New Year's Eve and Day marathon that starts New Year's Eve at 5am continuing through early Jan. 2 in the late night (early Jan 3). WPIX in New York will of course have their annual The Honeymooners marathon starting at 11pm on New Year's Eve through 5pm on New Year's Day (with a break for news from 7am-12pm). Also in New York City, WLNY-TV 55/10 will have a marathon of The Odd Couple once again starting at 10pm on New Year's Eve night through 10pm (a break from 6am-12pm) on New Year's Day for the 11th straight year.

TV One has a New Year's Eve marathon of Sanford & Son starting at 6am through 3am, followed by a New Year's Day marathon of Good Times also from 6am-3am. TV Land will have their regular schedule block on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, with multiple shows such as Mike & Molly, Roseanne, Mom, Two and a Half Men and more. FXX will air Family Guy & The Simpsons on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day that ends at 8pn on NYD. Comedy Central begins the year with a The Office marathon from 10am-12am. E! will air drama Las Vegas starting at 6am on New Year's Eve and lasting all weekend. USA Network has a Law & Order: SVU Resolve to Watch New Year's Eve marathon starting at 1pm on New Year's Eve and continuing all day on New Year's Day. Other notable marathons on New Year's include Godzilla movie marathon on Comet on NYD, SVU New Year's Eve/NCIS on New Year's Day on ION, more Twilight Zone on Decades, Columbo on both days on Sundance, Reba & Last Man Standing marathons on UPtv and a Bones marathon on BBC America that begins on New Year's Eve at 6pm.

It won't be the end of the year and the start of the year without ABC's Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2022 special on New Year's Eve from 8pm-10pm, followed by its annual special at 10:30pm. NBC and CBS air their own New Year's Eve specials hosted by Miley Cyrus & Dolly Parton and Bobby Bones & Rachel Smith, respectively. CNN rings in the new year with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen. Movie wise, AMC, TNT, Freeform and many others will air movies on New Year's Day, while Hallmark Channel continues to air Christmas movies on New Year's Eve. Tune in!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Monday, April 22

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Baby Shower" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Courtney and Marty deal with some baby shower drama with Tina, while Lamar adjusts to a new job at the Fuse Box.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "These Giants Are Flexible" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Bob and Abishola go to New York City with Dele for his Juilliard audition, Abishola reconnects with her brother Ade.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 22)

Monday, April 22

  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Watch Wilmer on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rory Scovel (Physical/Ground Floor) - Rory appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) and Pete Holmes (How We Roll/Crashing) - Gillian and Pete are guests on After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jennifer Tilly (Out of Practice) - Jennifer appears on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at 3:30am on Bravo.
  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up), John Travolta (Welcome Back, Kotter) and Jodie Foster (Paper Moon/Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice/The Courtship of Eddie's Father) - E! News has interviews with Zendaya, John and Jodie at 11pm on E!.
  • Jerrod Carmichael (The Carmichael Show) - Jerrod will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray

Father Knows Best - The Complete Series Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series

12/05 - Father Knows Best - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/12 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - The Complete Series
12/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 2 (Blu-ray)
12/12 - That Girl - The Complete Series
12/15 - Letterkenny - Season 11
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series
12/22 - Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection (includes The Ropers and Three's a Crowd)
01/09 - South Park - Seasons 11-15 (Blu-ray)
01/16 - Ghosts (UK) - Season Five
02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/27 - The Really Loud House - Season One
03/12 - Ghosts (UK) - The Complete Series
03/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 3 (Blu-ray)
03/12 - Rick and Morty - Season 7 (Blu-ray Steelbook) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
04/03 - Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series (VEI)
04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)

The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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